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Figurative Language Quiz


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I was so tired after school, I slept for a month! 

A. hyperbole

B. simile

C. alliteration

D. metaphor


A comparison between 2 unlike things without using ‘like’ or ‘as’

A. simile

B. metaphor

C. hyperbole

D. personification


An extreme exaggeration used for effect

A. metaphor

B. personification

C. hyperbole

D. simile


The water was a glove that enveloped the swimmer’s body.

A. Simile

B. Personification

C. Alliteration

D. Metaphor


“Time flies by!” The kind of figurative language used here is _______ 

A. idiom

B. simile

C. onomatopoeia

D. metaphor


The car is a dinosaur so we better buy a new one.

A. The car is very old.

B. The car was truly made in prehistoric times.

C. The car is very new.


“The stars will cry.” The kind of figurative language used here is _______ 

A. Metaphor

B. Personification

C. Alliteration

D. Onomatopoeia


What’s the meaning of this metaphor?
“After all the fans left the stadium, the bleachers were a disaster area.”

A. Trash and leftover food and drinks littered the ground.

B. Lots of caution tape was used to block off sections.

C. Reporters were everywhere trying to catch a story.

D. After the game, a tornado hit.


Happy Harry handles handsprings horribly.

A. Alliteration

B. Idiom

C. Hyperbole

D. Onomatopoeia


BAM!  The door shut behind me. 

A. onomatopoeia

B. personification

C. simile

D. idiom


“Crack” went the bat as the pitcher hit a home run.

A. Idiom

B. Onomatopoeia

C. Alliteration

D. Oxymoron


What’s the meaning of this personification?
“The camera loves me!”

A. Photography is one of my hobbies.

B. I own an expensive camera.

C. Photos of me are always really good. 

D. I like to visit art museums.


“I am as hungry as a bear!” The kind of figurative language used here is _______ 

A. simile and personification

B. personification

C. simile

D. metaphor


Polly Peters positively played Ping-Pong.

A. Metaphor

B. Personification

C. Alliteration

D. Simile


The clock on the wall laughed at me as I tried to finish my test before class ended.

A. personification

B. metaphor

C. simile

D. hyperbole


What’s the meaning of this simile?
“My mom can be as fiery as a volcano when I don’t do my chores on time.”

A. Her hair is red.

B. She talks really loudly.

C. She gets really angry. 

D. She spits when she talks. 


“The raindrops danced on the tabletop.” The kind of figurative language used here is _______ 

A. alliteration

B. simile

C. personification

D. idiom


“The last day of school is like a day at the beach – easy and relaxing.” The kind of figurative language used here is _______ 

A. personification

B. hyperbole

C. metaphor

D. simile


I waited a million years for my ride to get to the house.

A. alliteration

B. repetition

C. idiom

D. hyperbole




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